Biography of James Colson

One of the respected pioneer farmers of Salubria is James Colson, who came to Idaho in 1864, and has since been engaged in stock raising. He was born in Ripley county, Indiana, October 23, 1834, a son of John and Polly (Allen) Colson, the former of whom was a farmer in Kentucky, moving to Iowa



Biography of John Strode

With two of the most important industries that have contributed to the development and prosperity of the northwest, mining and stock rasing, John Strode has long been identified. He became a resident of California in 1852, ten years later went to Oregon, and since 1863 has made his home in Idaho. His birth occurred in



Biography of Thomas H. Gilham

THOMAS H. GILHAM. – Although born in another state, the subject of this sketch is practically a product of Union county, being educated here and here achieving the success that has attended him in his labors, while he has ever manifested a stanch and unswerving integrity and adherence to the principles of uprightness, laboring for



Cole, Marvin – Obituary

Mrs. Earl Allen received word Tuesday that her brother Marvin Cole, had been killed while braking on a freight train at Dunsmuir, California. Mrs. Allen left that night for La Grande where she took the train for California. Wallowa County Reporter Thursday November 7, 1918



Goodman, Ralph – Obituary

Wallowa County, Oregon Ralph Goodman Dies In California Ralph Goodman, a former resident of Wallowa County, but who had lived in Yreka, Calif. For the past 25 years or more, passed away at Yreka Saturday, March 2, 1957, following a long illness. He was born in Libertyville, Iowa, November 29, 1884, coming to Wallowa County



Way, Charles – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Charles Way Died in California last week. The body was sent to this place, arriving Sunday and the funeral services held at the Baptist church at 3:30 p.m. and interment made in the Enterprise cemetery. The deceased was a brother of Mrs. Herman of this city and was about 61 years of age.



Blacker, Henry James – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon (Dedicated to the Memory of Our Beloved Son and Brother Henry James Blacker) Born at Scott Bar, Siskiyou County, California March 18th, 1858: Died at Union, Union Co. Oregon, January 5th, 1879: I “He is not dead-he sleeps and he shall wake- Wake to new joy, new triumph, and new power:



Blacker, Mary E. – Obituary

Mary E. Blacker died November 19, 1920, at the home of her son Robert, in South union, at the age of 91 years. The funeral took place from the residence Sunday November 21, 1920 at 2 p.m. She was laid to rest by her husband, who preceded her to the Great Beyond 9 years ago.



Childers, Wallace – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Wallace Childers, Son of Pioneer Family, Dies Relatives here yesterday received word of the death of Wallace Childers, 61, yard master for Southern Pacific, at Dunsmuir, yesterday in a San Francisco hospital. He is a former La Grande resident, son of a pioneer family, and at one time was a



Corbett, Lou – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Former La Grande resident J. “Lou” Corbett died yesterday in Yreka, Cal., at the age of 88. Funeral services will be held at the Snodgrass funeral home in La Grande. Date and time of the services have not yet been decided. Burial will be in the I. O. O. F.



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